Manufacturing Engineer

CT, Wallingford
0685
04-01-2019
Wallingford, CT
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
Day
Exempt

 

Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer supports the Production Department by resolving issues related to components, equipment and processes used in the manufacture of RF coaxial cable assemblies. The Manufacturing Engineer will work in concert with Production and Operations to assure efficient manufacturing of products to meet Customer scheduling and quality requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creating/maintaining/reviewing/improving/troubleshooting of documentation related to manufacturing and testing of RF coaxial cable assemblies
  • Conducting feasibility study to estimate product cost and analyze capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements
  • Identifying root cause of mechanical and electrical failures on the production floor
  • Implementation of process improvements to correct manufacturing inefficiencies and failures
  • Provide analysis and solutions to complex material screening and sorting issues
  • Design/develop tooling and fixtures to support production needs
  • Provide training/qualification/validation for processes and equipment as required
  • Ensure compliance with internal standards, processes, and procedures

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering Preferred
  • Experience in the manufacturing of raw RF cable or cable assemblies
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experienced with control procedures, such as the Change Management System, Nonconformance Reports, Engineering Specifications, Takt time/rate, Corrective & Preventive Action (CAPA), and Work Instructions
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient with PNA test equipment
  • Experience reading and understanding drawings and specifications
  • Proficient with SolidWorks
  • Experience with resistance soldering equipment
  • Knowledge in Lean Principles and/or Six Sigma or other problem-solving methodology
  • Experience with Clean Room manufacturing requirements

 

Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer supports the Production Department by resolving issues related to components, equipment and processes used in the manufacture of RF coaxial cable. The Manufacturing Engineer will work in concert with Production and Operations to assure efficient manufacturing of products to meet Customer scheduling and quality requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creating/maintaining/reviewing/improving/troubleshooting of documentation related to manufacturing and testing of RF coaxial cable assemblies
  • Conducting feasibility study to estimate product cost and analyze capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements
  • Identifying root cause of mechanical and electrical failures on the production floor
  • Implementation of process improvements to correct manufacturing inefficiencies and failures
  • Provide analysis and solutions to complex material screening and sorting issues
  • Design/develop tooling and fixtures to support production needs
  • Provide training/qualification/validation for processes and equipment as required
  • Ensure compliance with internal standards, processes, and procedures

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in the manufacturing of raw RF cable,
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experienced with control procedures, such as the Change Management System, Nonconformance Reports, Engineering Specifications, Takt time/rate, Corrective & Preventive Action (CAPA), and Work Instructions
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient with PNA test equipment
  • Experience reading and understanding drawings and specifications
  • Proficient with SolidWorks
  • Experience with resistance soldering equipment
  • Knowledge in Lean Principles and/or Six Sigma or other problem-solving methodology
  • Experience with Clean Room manufacturing requirements